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Tracking and Reporting Cannabis in Jamaica, as per The Dangerous Drugs Act

REGULATIONSUPPORTED BY AMPLE ORGANICS Dangerous Drugs Act (Cannabis Licensing) (Interim) Regulations, 2016


Weekly reconciliation of all ganja handled, sold, purchased and/or disposed of

5. (e)

Full accounting of all transactions undertaken, including the price for which ganja was purchased and sold by the licensee, and sufficient information as would enable the Authority to trace, back to the supplier, the ganja purchased by the licensee

5. (d)

Written report to the Authority as to the quantity of all ganja remaining in the cultivation or control of the holder upon the date of expiration

35. (1)(a)

A proposal for the implementation of a system to monitor, track and trace all ganja cultivated on the proposed cultivation site

11. (f)

Cultivation cannot exceed the maximum quantity of ganja specified on the licence

14. (b)

Each ganja plant must be tagged with a unique identifier

14. (c)

Intermittent reports on ongoing activities taking place on the premises – weekly for Tier 1 and every two days for Tiers 2 and 3. In the event of ‘exceptional events’, this report must be submitted with 24 hours. Reports may also be requested by the Authority at their discretion

14. (d)(i)

Observation of directives given by Authority for the disposal of ganja cultivated in excess of amount permitted by the licence or which remains undried for more than twenty-one days after harvesting, unless paragraph 2(c)(i) applies

14. (1)(i)(ii)

The bags provided by the Authority under this regulation shall be labelled with identifiers unique to the licensee, which may include the relevant licence number, a unique lot number and the result of any potency or safety tests done

15. (3)

Any drying and curing of the ganja after harvesting must not exceed 21 days

14. (i)

Sale or use of ganja for the purpose specified in paragraph (1), shall be (a) in accordance with the prescription or written recommendation of a registered medical practitioner;

24. (2)(1)(a)

(b) limited, in the case of a person who is not ordinarily resident in Jamaica, and who satisfies the criteria mentioned in section 7D(10)(a) and (b) of the Act, to a quantity not exceeding two ounces, in accordance with a permit issued under section 7D(11) of the Act

24. (2)(1)(b)

A log must be kept of all transactions bought, delivered and sold by the licensee

25. (b)

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